Buddy Merriam

Buddy Merriam presents The Mandolin Experience

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Long time leader of Buddy Merriam & Back Roads steps out with a new sound performing his original mandolin compositions with double mandolins in harmony, acoustic guitar & bass. Along with many of Buddy’s most requested tunes from his 6 Lily Pad Records CD’s and his “Back Roads Mandolin” book he’ll be playing some newer compositions that have influences of bluegrass, jazz, classical and rock. 

Come on out for a powerful night of mandolin music. Buddy’s mandolin was built for him by master mandolin/guitar maker John Monteloene from Islip.

     "Buddy Merriam recently brought his new show, The Mandolin Experience, to North Shore Public Library.  His longstanding reputation as a fine musician brought in a large audience that enthusiastically tapped their toes to Buddy's lively tunes.  I whole heartedly recommend The Mandolin Experience as a concert that will be enjoyed by music lovers of all ages."          ~Marcia P.Johnson, North Shore Public Library, Shoreham, NY